As the Department for Education’s strategic partner for early years, NCB is delighted to announce a set of five Learn – Explore – Debate events in July.

The final agenda will be released shortly, but these free events are likely to fill up quickly, so reserve your place now to avoid disappointment.

Why attend?

  • Learn about the government’s early years social mobility programme, including the planned EYFS reforms, and how changes to the Ofsted early years inspection framework will affect your service.
  • Explore the latest developments in best practice and the support on offer from national organisations.
  • Debate the issues that matter to you with representatives from the Department for Education, Ofsted, NCB’s expert staff, and other professionals.

Who should attend?

These events are aimed at Early Years organisations, Early Years settings and providers, and local services.

When are the events?

There are five events in July – click on the link to book your place.

The programme will be the same at each event.

3 July 2019, London. Book your place

4 July 2019, Newcastle. Book your place

9 July 2019, Leeds. Book your place

11 July 2019, Birmingham. Book your place

15 July 2019, London. Book your place


Registration will open at 10.30am with the official programme starting at 11am.

The event will end at 3.30pm.

Refreshments, including lunch, will be provided.

If you have any queries about booking, please contact